Category: Karma

THE BASIS OF ALL RELIGIONS

  IN OUR TEACHING, WE GO BEYOND ALL DOGMATIC BELIEFS If someone asks me, “Are you a Christian?” I would say, “Yes.” If someone asks me, “Are you a Muslim?” I would say, “Yes.” If someone asks me, “Are you a Buddhist? Hindu?” I would say “Yes” all...

THE WAY OUT OF DIFFICULTIES

  WORK CAN ALSO BECOME A SPIRITUAL PATH Being on this spiritual path does not mean one must shirk all one’s worldly responsibilities. The body needs food; after all, what is your body? Nothing but food. It is the food that is eaten by a person that produces...

KARMA AND FREE WILL

  Karma has been produced because of free will. Divine Will does not produce any Karma, for Divine Will is non-binding. But free will can be binding, and there can be good Karma and bad Karma. They are binding because all Karma has nothing to do with the...

DO NOT FEEL GUILTY

  We do not need to bother ourselves about past experiences and past karma. The most incredible disease man suffers today is the sense of guilt, which is the cause of most mental and physical ailments, for the mind translates into its physical equivalent, the sense of guilt....

THE MEANING OF TRUE ACCEPTANCE

  NO ONE ON EARTH REMOVES ALL THEIR SAMSKARAS As we have discussed before, all the impressions that we have had form what is known as our ego. No one on earth, not even the greatest man that has ever lived, including Krishna, Christ or Buddha, could get...

HOW TO RESOLVE PERSONAL CONFLICTS?

  SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, SELF-HELP AND GURUSHAKTI When one proceeds to the finer and finer levels of the ego, conflicts automatically resolve themselves. By trying to resolve a conflict, you are creating a more significant conflict. The very idea of resolving a conflict is the seed of another discord....

WHAT IS DHARMA?

  It is so surprising that Dharma and Karma rhyme so well, and yet Dharma and Karma are just but the obverse and reverse side of the same coin. It is a misconception to believe that Karma is wrong; you have good and bad Karma. Good Karma means...

WE ARE THINKING BEINGS

  There is only one way to express our actions in daily activity, and the component of that way is to live a better life in our waking state consciously. We can do it. We are thinking beings. We can discriminate, and if we cannot determine, we can...

WHAT ARE SAMSKARAS?

  Samskaras are not things that are impressed upon something. According to ancient philosophers, there is something called the mind-stuff of which the mind is composed. But the mind-stuff is composed of nothing else but thoughts, and thoughts become self-existent once thought is thought. It has its motion,...

LET US ALL BE LOVE

  LOVING IS THE TRUE NATURE OF A PERSON Loving is the true nature of a person, but that nature, the truth of nature, is covered by the cloudiness of the mind. The clouds that are formed are because of your past impressions that have been created in...

WHY ARE WE DREAMING?

  The dream is the most critical mechanism; the greatest gift man has been given. Do you know that you are evolving even in your sleep? That motion set forth in the path of evolution is not stopped when your conscious mind goes to sleep, but it continues;...